Philip Stinson

Partner, Corporate, Brands & Marketing Services, Sport


Philip has been a Partner in Clintons’ Corporate and Commercial department since 1996. He leads the firm’s Commercial and Brands & Marketing Services practices.


Philip advises on all aspects of transactional and corporate advisory work, with  particular focus on the marketing services, creative and sports sectors.  He has over 25 years' experience in helping businesses develop from start up to exit, advising on intellectual property, corporate, commercial and personnel issues.


His clients include leading advertising and event and marketing services businesses, brand owners, private equity investors, fashion designers, artists and art dealers, digital media and publishing businesses, cinematic and theatrical rights owners, entertainers, authors, sports people (including Olympic medal winners) and mass participation event owners.


Education, recognition and appointments:


Trustee of the Swimathon Foundation, owners of the world's largest pool based fund-raising swim and other swimming events, which take place throughout the UK each year with over 25,000 participants.


Member of the newly constituted independent European Athletics Court.


Member of the European Sponsorship Association and author of the legal section of that organisation's Diploma qualification.

Recommended in the Legal 500 for his work both in Brand Management and in Media and Entertainment.


Trained and qualified at Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) in the City and joined Clintons as a Partner in 1996.


Graduate of Worcester College, Oxford University.

Contact +44 (0)20 7395 8449